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    • Glad
    • By Glad 10th Feb 17, 7:29 PM
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    Glad
    The Compers Inn (part 47)
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    • 10th Feb 17, 7:29 PM
    The Compers Inn (part 47) 10th Feb 17 at 7:29 PM
    Welcome to the new Inn

    for comping and non comping chitchat leaving the rest of the board for comping discussions

    previous thread here
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    • AlfieBlue
    • By AlfieBlue 6th Oct 17, 8:20 AM
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    AlfieBlue



    Good morning everyone


    I hope you're all well and raring to go on this glorious
    Friday!





    The sun is shining away here and all is well in my
    little world.


    Naughty Douglas lifting his leg up on your door again
    sylv! Bet he wasn't in your bad books for long
    though.


    Hey everyone I haven't forgotten you all, just haven't been comping and can't keep my eyes open when I come in from work! I'm drained Funnily enough though, even though I haven't been comping I still managed to win somehow! I've won an afternoon tea and I got an email earlier from boom25 to say I've won my money back £39 I've been ordering a couple of things in for Xmas but the order was from a while ago too!

    Loved the little poems Alfie! My fave used to be...'Today I saw a worm wriggling on its belly. It wouldn't let me pick it up, so I squashed it with my welly!' I once told my DD that and she told the teacher it and got a warning for it! Sounds like you've had a good productive day, I need to go round all my windows, the cobwebs keep appearing!

    I've booked up to go to Blackpool again for a couple of days when kids are off. There's plenty to do for them there. I've got about 12 free cinema tickets too from a few I've won previously and from the sweet wrappers but there's nothing on the pics we want to see yet!
    Originally posted by wingobins

    Hi wingo .... lovely to 'see' you.




    Big congrats on your wins! Brilliant!


    Hahahaha - love your little poem - I've not heard that
    one before now!


    Have a brilliant time in Blackpool with your kids. A well-
    deserved fun-filled break for you all.


    Well must crack on - got loads to do today including huge
    comp catch up!


    Have a lovely and lucky day all and please take care
    whatever you're up to.






    Alfie xxx
    MILITARY WIVES CHOIRS
    HELP for HEROES
    #findcorrie

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    Another proud Founder Member: WIMPS ANONYMOUS
    • fire**fly
    • By fire**fly 6th Oct 17, 11:11 AM
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    fire**fly
    all

    it's a lovely morning here with sun shining also Alfie
    loving the smile pics thanks



    oh dear naughty Douglas sylv
    like Alfie says though hope he's not in bad books for long lol, x

    well done on the insta comp win euronorris
    hiya wingo lol, love your little poem

    well done on the wins
    & hope you all have a great time in blackpool


    have a great day all & be lucky
    x
    'What day is it?' asked Pooh 'It's today' squeaked Piglet, 'My favorite day' said Pooh
    A rustle in the wind reminds us a fairy is near,
    *fairysprinkles to all ¸¸..¸¸.*
    Duchess Tinkerbell fire**fly of the Alphabetty thread






    • sheils6
    • By sheils6 6th Oct 17, 7:25 PM
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    sheils6
    Evening,
    Had a busy day getting bed changed and all the washing done, dried and ironed. Tried to cut the lawns too although they were a bit wet for it. Just about finished everything now so can concentrate on the packing tomorrow. Was quite a nice day today but looking a bit wet for tomorrow morning.
    Well done on your wins wingo. No sign of any wins here yet.

    sheils x
    Good Luck for October Everyone x
    • AlfieBlue
    • By AlfieBlue 7th Oct 17, 7:30 AM
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    AlfieBlue



    Good morning everyone


    Hope all is well. I can't believe that it's Saturday already -
    the weeks are just flying by!


    I had a wonderful time yesterday - went to Beaulieu in the
    afternoon - weather was glorious - lots of wildlife roaming
    about making the most of the sunshine.


    Fairweather's (my favourite gardening centre) have their
    annual Christmas displays up (Oct-Dec) - looked stunning - so
    I managed to purchase a few Xmas gifts for family/friends
    because they sell out so quickly each year. Will have to go
    back to see what else they have (any excuse )!


    The goods for sale are a wonderful mix of traditional, quirky
    etc and the centre was fairly busy - everyone loves the
    displays and look forward to seeing them every year!


    So .... at least I've made a bit of a start now on the run up to
    the festive season!


    http://fairweathers.co.uk/


    Have a safe trip tomorrow sheils & a brilliant time in Great
    Yarmouth. xx


    Time for a cuppa me thinks! Have a lovely and
    lucky day all ..... take care.






    Alfie xxx
    MILITARY WIVES CHOIRS
    HELP for HEROES
    #findcorrie

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    Another proud Founder Member: WIMPS ANONYMOUS
    • fire**fly
    • By fire**fly 7th Oct 17, 9:39 AM
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    fire**fly
    all


    it's a very breezy morning here with lots of dark clouds so
    looks like it's going to be a rainy one later on
    hope it's a nice one for you all


    sounds a lovely day out yesterday Alfie
    your gardening centre sounds great & thanks for linky


    have a great time in Great Yarmouth sheils,
    we went for a week there a long time ago &
    had a great time


    had a surprise delivery this morning from fishisthedish
    & have won a back to school bundle with bag/lunchbox,
    fish bugs, activity book, pencil & ruler
    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?p=73228020#post73228020
    have a great day all & be lucky
    x
    Last edited by fire**fly; 07-10-2017 at 9:45 AM.
    'What day is it?' asked Pooh 'It's today' squeaked Piglet, 'My favorite day' said Pooh
    A rustle in the wind reminds us a fairy is near,
    *fairysprinkles to all ¸¸..¸¸.*
    Duchess Tinkerbell fire**fly of the Alphabetty thread






    • indie
    • By indie 7th Oct 17, 10:46 AM
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    indie
    Well done on the win ff,lovely surprise to start the day. It's raining here and has been since early but it's not heavy. I cut my hedge yesterday but the battery run out on the cutters before i finished, Was going to finish it today but don't look like it. Never mind i have mon and tues off so will have to finish it then. Have a good time at Great Yarmouth sheils. Hope the weather holds for you. Hope everyone has a good weekend,whatever they are up to.
    • AlfieBlue
    • By AlfieBlue 8th Oct 17, 8:03 AM
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    AlfieBlue



    Good morning everyone


    Hope you're all ok on this glorious Sunday.


    I think we're in for another dry day here, must admit
    though it was a tad chilly yesterday evening and first
    thing this morning. Will have to dig the thermals
    out soon!


    Was out at local village yesterday and sadly there was a
    beautiful hedgehog lying by a pavement, not a mark on
    him - not sure what on earth had happened, was very
    upsetting though. Poor little hoglet.






    had a surprise delivery this morning from fishisthedish
    & have won a back to school bundle with bag/lunchbox,
    fish bugs, activity book, pencil & ruler
    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?p=73228020#post73228020
    Originally posted by fire**fly

    Very well done fire**fly - brilliant prize!


    Have a lovely day all and please take care whatever
    you're up to.


    Alfie xxx
    MILITARY WIVES CHOIRS
    HELP for HEROES
    #findcorrie

    Princess Alpha & Chief Faffer of the Alpha-betty thread
    Another proud Founder Member: WIMPS ANONYMOUS
    • fire**fly
    • By fire**fly 8th Oct 17, 10:26 AM
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    fire**fly



    good morning all

    drizzly rain here at the moment with a nip in the air,
    lol, yes Alfie reckon we'll be getting the thermals out soon
    sad about the hedgehog xx

    hope everyone's keeping well & you
    all have a lovely day whatever your plans
    x
    'What day is it?' asked Pooh 'It's today' squeaked Piglet, 'My favorite day' said Pooh
    A rustle in the wind reminds us a fairy is near,
    *fairysprinkles to all ¸¸..¸¸.*
    Duchess Tinkerbell fire**fly of the Alphabetty thread






    • Yvonne Taylor
    • By Yvonne Taylor 8th Oct 17, 6:35 PM
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    Yvonne Taylor
    Just popped in to say hi, I am a former comping addict, and I think after many years on the wagon it's time I fell off it - so here I am. Used to frequent uk.rec.competitions many many years ago, anyone here from there? Also founder member of Compers Mentis comping club, from Weston super Mare. Hello everyone.
    • fire**fly
    • By fire**fly 8th Oct 17, 7:54 PM
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    fire**fly
    Yvonne & welcome
    good luck with coming back to comping world &
    wishing you lots of good luck
    'What day is it?' asked Pooh 'It's today' squeaked Piglet, 'My favorite day' said Pooh
    A rustle in the wind reminds us a fairy is near,
    *fairysprinkles to all ¸¸..¸¸.*
    Duchess Tinkerbell fire**fly of the Alphabetty thread






    • indie
    • By indie 9th Oct 17, 8:37 AM
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    indie
    Morning, Welcome Yvonne and good luck comping.
    I have not had a good night,i think i have a chill as can't get warm at all. I am waiting for son and GF to get up then i will have a long soak in hot bath. That's the problem having only 1 bathroom you can bet if i have a bath now one of them will want to go in there..lol.
    I have a couple of days off work now so have lots of housework and food shopping to do. Plus want to give car a wash and clean inside before it goes in garage tomorrow. Hope you all have a lucky day.
    • fire**fly
    • By fire**fly 9th Oct 17, 8:46 AM
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    fire**fly



    good morning all


    still quite dark here & a spot of drizzly rain
    hope it's a nice one for you all
    having a fringe & hair trim later this morning
    so better go play catch up comps lol


    hope you feel better soon indie ((hugs))

    hope you all have a lovely day whatever
    your plans are
    x
    'What day is it?' asked Pooh 'It's today' squeaked Piglet, 'My favorite day' said Pooh
    A rustle in the wind reminds us a fairy is near,
    *fairysprinkles to all ¸¸..¸¸.*
    Duchess Tinkerbell fire**fly of the Alphabetty thread






    • sheils6
    • By sheils6 9th Oct 17, 8:59 AM
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    sheils6
    Good Morning,

    Just popping in to say we had a lovely afternon at Thirsk yesterday and the Premier Inn here is lovely including their Thyme Restaurant. Really impressed with it. Heading off to Gt Yarmouth shortly. Don't think I will have the internet when we are there so probably won't be able to keep up with you all.

    Hope you feel better soon indie.

    Good luck everyone.

    sheils x
    Good Luck for October Everyone x
    • mummy2threeboys
    • By mummy2threeboys 9th Oct 17, 10:32 AM
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    mummy2threeboys
    Thanks all re advice posting comps I went for it (last time I posted a freebie on freebie board I got trolled via pms by a regular eek! It put me off posting thats for sure)

    Hope you feel better soon Indie.

    It's chilly here my hands are very cold , going to have to dig out my miser mitts!

    Had some fab news well not sure actually. I was told I won a product, so I looked it up the comp I entered and the T and c say the product is a £500 carpert cleaner!! But trying to not get excited unless I misread and I get carpet shampoo lol. Fingers crossed for the former, then I can properly thank whoever posted for whatever it is I won. Vague emails are quite nerve wracking!

    Welcome back Yvonne, I too am back after a long break.

    Lucky dust to all and Have a great week xx
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    • fire**fly
    • By fire**fly 9th Oct 17, 10:51 AM
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    fire**fly
    well done on the win mummy2threeboys
    hope it is the carpet cleaner but if not it's still good
    to win the shampoo
    hope it's ok to say you shouldn't be put off posting
    by anyone, I used to get a reg that trolled me all the time
    & still does occasionally but I won't
    let them bully me from posting,
    you can add them to your ignore list in your
    user cp if that helps x
    please just ignore them & carry on posting ((hugs))


    great you had a fab time yesterday sheils
    have a great time in great Yarmouth,
    it's a brilliant place x
    'What day is it?' asked Pooh 'It's today' squeaked Piglet, 'My favorite day' said Pooh
    A rustle in the wind reminds us a fairy is near,
    *fairysprinkles to all ¸¸..¸¸.*
    Duchess Tinkerbell fire**fly of the Alphabetty thread






    • indie
    • By indie 9th Oct 17, 11:36 AM
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    indie
    Well done on the win mummy2threeboys,fingers crossed it's the carpet cleaner. I have had my bath now and am warm at last..lol. Glad your having a good time sheils. I went to Thirsk many,many years ago. Enjoy
    Gt Yarmouth,never been there but have heard it's nice.
    • AlfieBlue
    • By AlfieBlue 9th Oct 17, 11:36 AM
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    AlfieBlue



    Good morning Inners


    Hope everyone is ok but so sorry to hear that you're not
    feeling 100% indie - hope the warm bath warmed you up a
    little. xx


    It's a bright morning here but with drizzling rain.
    Just been out to local shops for some provisions for the
    week and I'm fairly pleased it's raining cos I must carry
    on with my cleaning/painting of the garage before it
    gets too chilly .... brrrrrr!


    Although strangely enough I don't notice the cold when
    I'm out gardening - must be a boredom thing re
    the garage project - probably why it's taking forever!


    Just popped in to say hi, I am a former comping addict, and I think after many years on the wagon it's time I fell off it - so here I am. Used to frequent uk.rec.competitions many many years ago, anyone here from there? Also founder member of Compers Mentis comping club, from Weston super Mare. Hello everyone.
    Originally posted by Yvonne Taylor

    Hi Yvonne & welcome back to the world of comping.
    Must admit comping is very addictive! Lovely to meet you
    and sending lucky dust your way - got everything crossed
    for you!


    Hope your trim went well fire**fly - I'm booked in next
    week for mine - it seems to grow so quickly particularly the
    fringe!







    Hi sheils - sounds as if you had a lovely time at Thirsk
    yesterday - have a safe journey today en route to Great
    Yarmouth.


    Love your expression of miser mitts mummy2threeboys -
    never heard them called that before! Are
    they the gloves with half fingers? They're very handy,
    (excuse the pun ) especially when it starts to get a
    tad chilly.


    You're most welcome re 'posting of the comp' query. I
    don't blame you for being cautious - especially as you've
    been trolled before now! Really cannot understand
    what certain 'people' get out of behaving like that.


    Fingers and paws crossed that you've won the carpet
    cleaner - what a brilliant prize that would be!


    Well must get on - have a lovely day all and please take
    care whatever you're up to.



    Alfie xxx
    MILITARY WIVES CHOIRS
    HELP for HEROES
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    Another proud Founder Member: WIMPS ANONYMOUS
    • fire**fly
    • By fire**fly 9th Oct 17, 11:54 AM
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    fire**fly






    Alfie xxx
    Originally posted by AlfieBlue

    Alfie, that brings back some memories
    brill find thanks
    yes, trim went well & see ok now without keep
    blowing fringe
    hope all goes well for yours
    'What day is it?' asked Pooh 'It's today' squeaked Piglet, 'My favorite day' said Pooh
    A rustle in the wind reminds us a fairy is near,
    *fairysprinkles to all ¸¸..¸¸.*
    Duchess Tinkerbell fire**fly of the Alphabetty thread






    • euronorris
    • By euronorris 9th Oct 17, 1:12 PM
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    euronorris
    Morning All!


    Hope you're all well!


    Congrats on all wins, and fingers crossed it's the carpet cleaner and not shampoo! Desperately after one myself, must keep entering! lol


    Nothing here, and fairly quiet on the comping front this weekend as I came down with the cold that DH and DD have. Feeling a bit better now, but back at work.


    Other than that, took DD to her usual swimming class yesterday and she is loving it now. Doing really well


    Lucky dust to all! x
    September Wins: 4 Cartoon Network Graphic Novels, Tommee Tippee Sangenic Nappy Bin

    October Wins: Aquaplane, LittleDish Halloween 'Play Prompts' and a box of GoGos
    • AlfieBlue
    • By AlfieBlue 10th Oct 17, 6:58 AM
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    AlfieBlue



    Good morning everyone


    Hope you're all in fine fettle today!


    Apparently the weather is going to be a tad warmer today -
    leading up to a mini heatwave over the weekend! Well ....
    that's the latest forecast ... I expect it'll have changed this
    time tomorrow. However ... always the optimist me!





    Pleased you're feeling better euronorris after you and
    your family going down with dreaded colds. xx





    Lovely to hear that your DD is enjoying swimming lessons
    - my two used to have a brilliant time at their lessons all
    those years ago and still enjoy going for a swim.


    On a different note - has anyone been following 'Liar' on
    ITV?





    Excellent series - last episode next week - hope the guy
    finally gets his comeuppance! I was on the edge of my seat
    yesterday especially towards the end!


    Well time I scuttled away and made myself a cuppa! Have
    a lovely and lucky day all and please take care whatever
    you're up to.


    Alfie xxx
    MILITARY WIVES CHOIRS
    HELP for HEROES
    #findcorrie

    Princess Alpha & Chief Faffer of the Alpha-betty thread
    Another proud Founder Member: WIMPS ANONYMOUS
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